A recent story in the Goshen, Ind., News, announced the 2017 class being inducted into the Elkhart County Sports Hall of Fame. Among them was Kyle Johnson, who played at Grace College and had the distinction of being the 500th member added. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. County sports Hall of Fame adds new class There are now exactly 500 members of the Elkhart County Sports Hall of F[...]
A future student at Grace College has already built up an impressive resume. The Herald-Palladium in St. Joseph, Mich., shared the story of Caleigh Dahn. A portion of it appears below. Click here for the complete article. Caleigh Dahn has an impressive resume at 15 COLOMA — Caleigh Dahn is a Girl Scout, an aspiring zoologist, and a college student. And she’s 15 years old. Home-schooled by her parents, Ed and Maria Dahn, the Co[...]
Over the weekend, the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor), hosted it’s annual outreach, “We Care Warsaw” for the 10th year in a row. The local online news site, InkFreeNews, reported on the event in a story yesterday. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article and view additional photos. “We Care Warsaw” Hosts 10th Annual Event A picture, it’[...]
In light of the recent church shooting in Texas, Fountain of Life Bible Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Johnson City, Tenn. (Dr. Vic Young, pastor), has taken steps to increase security during services. A report on WCYB-TV, Bristol, Va., tells the story. A portion of the article appears below. Click here to read (or watch) the complete report. Johnson City church to upgrade security with an armed officer JOHNSON CI[...]
Lancers win historic league title in overtime SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – History was made Saturday night for Grace’s men’s soccer team. Nikola Djordjevic’s goal in the 98th minute won the Crossroads League Tournament championship for the Lancers, coming from behind to beat Spring Arbor. With the score tied 3-3 late in the first overtime period, Joshua Coupar sent a cross into the middle of the penalty[...]
“When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God. For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling. My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom,[...]
The Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church is hosting it’s 10th annual We Care Warsaw today. The Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union carried a story about the event in yesterday’s edition. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. ‘We Care Warsaw’ Planned Saturday At Grace College We Care Warsaw, a day of helping to meet the needs of local people in need, will be from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturd[...]
Ed Lewis, executive director of CE Nation, recently presented Ginny Plaster with a CE National Honor before the Leesburg, Ind., Grace Church (Tim Sprankle, pastor). The award was specifically for Ginny’s ministry in reaching neglected people. Ginny was presented a plaque as well as a bouquet of flowers. Ginny and her late husband, David Plaster, had three biological children. But they opened their home as foster parents to 23[...]
A team from New Beginnings Grace Brethren Church, Myerstown, Pa. (Keith Shearer, pastor), has been in Texas this week helping with Hurricane Harvey clean-up. John Ravert, who has been working with the team, sent this final photo. The homeowners took the team out for dinner after four days of clean-up and hanging many sheets of drywall.[...]
The Orange County, Calif., Register reports on various Veterans Day events in the county this weekend. One involves Grace Community Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Seal Beach, Calif. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. Ceremonies, car show, parade planned as Orange County prepares to honor Veterans Day in 2017 Seal Beach: The Seal Beach Lions Club and Grace Community Church wi[...]
Grace College and Director of Athletics Chad Briscoe welcomed student-athletes from the high schools of the Northern Lakes Conference for a Sportsmanship Summit on Tuesday, November 7. Student-athletes from the NLC schools attended the summit, which was designed to educate student-athletes about sportsmanship and character training in athletics. “We are pleased to be a part of building character at the high school level [...]
The headlines scream often of tragedy whether it’s shooting, hurricane, or murders. What do we do at church? Pastors Knute Larson, Jim Brown and Jeff Bogue filmed this special edition of #Pastorpedia for CE National talking about how a pastor should respond to a recent tragedy that made the headlines.[...]
Knute Larson, former pastor of 40 years and now pastor’s coach, gives practical advice on security in your church. This was first published at CENational.org. Some reminders in light of the way things are! Setup, Beforehand, All the Time Pray for safety and protection, not in front of the crowd to scare them, but on staff and with leadership. Know who the “Point Person” is on staff, and the volunteer “Ministry Manager.” This i[...]
A story in the weekly This Week News reports that two runners on the Worthington Christian High School boys cross country team have earned all-Ohio honors. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. (Worthington Christina High School is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation on the north side of Columbus, Ohio. Mike Yoder is the lead pastor.) Worthington Christi[...]
Larry Schuh has decided to step down from his post as Grace’s men’s tennis coach after a decade-long stretch of excellence. Andy Lewis has been named the interim head coach for the spring where he will assume all recruiting and daily duties for the program. Schuh, who was a two-time conference Coach of the Year, is the top tennis coach in school history. He led the Lancers to back-to-back conference championships i[...]
Grace College has reformatted its bachelor degree completion program, GOAL (Grace Opportunities for Adult Learners), to utilize open educational resources, or OER, for its online degree curricula. OER replaces traditional textbooks, providing students immediate access to the latest, most relevant learning resources. Currently, Grace offers three online OER degree completion programs: Business Administration, Management, and [...]
Plans are now being finalized for the Sixth Brethren World Assembly, to be held August 9-12, 2018, in Winona Lake, Ind. This gathering happens every five years for Brethren groups descended from Alexander Mack in 1708 and it is sponsored by the Brethren Encyclopedia Project, Inc. “Brethren Intersections: History, Identity, Crosscurrents” is the working theme for the four-day assembly, which will be hosted by the Winona Lake Gr[...]
In today’s video story, Mary Kelsey of Los Altos Grace Brethren Church in Long Beach, Calif. (Phil Helfer, lead pastor), shares a special invitation to the Cornerstone Japenese Gospel Choir Concert that took place November 4, led by acclaimed gospel performer and world traveler Ray Sidney. “I’m excited about this ministry because I think that it’s a really awesome way to spread the word of the Go[...]
The quilting group at the First Grace Brethren Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Grafton, W. Va. (Michael Willis, pastor), recently presented quilts they had made to four local service members. A report in the Mountain Statesman told about the special service. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. Wrapping veterans in the warmth of love with quilts of valor The Christian Sisters Q[...]
Micheal Faulkner, founding pastor of New Horizon Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in New York, N.Y., lost his bid on Tuesday to become the next comptroller of the City of New York. He lost the election to incumbent Scott Stringer, a Democrat, who took 77 percent of the vote, according to the New York Daily News. (Click here for more information.) Faulkner, a Republican, had initially announced his candidacy for mayor b[...]
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